Reflections of Christ

The following video is a montage of photographs taken in Arizona by some LDS photographers.  They do a really good job of capturing the humanity, essence, and beauty of the Christian message.

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You can visit their website at http://www.reflectionsofchrist.org/

And Thus We Were Manipulated

And Thus We Were Manipulated
Why Mormon Pop Music and CES Videos Bug Me

A while ago, on my way home from church, I was listening to a mix CD of Sunday music. When the song “His Hands” came on, I quickly pressed the next button, but unfortunately it was too late… the other person in my car had identified the tune. “I LOVE that song… why did you change it?” they said. So I was forced to go back and let them listen to it.

It took the rest of the trip home to try and explain the following:

Growing up, I listened to a lot of Mormon pop music. A lot. It mostly grew out of the fact that I often sang in church, so I tended to listen for new material, and to be part of that universe. I was practically an authority on all things Perry or Cope.

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Why I Choose to be Religious

I thought I would write a little religion post today, realizing that I hadn’t posted on a religious topic since Christmas, so I’m past due.

In October of 1999, I had an incredible experience singing in my church’s semi-annual General Conference. I was part of a combined men’s chorus from BYU, singing in the Mormon Tabernacle for the final priesthood meeting which would ever be held there (the big conference center was just being finished). It was a great honor and opportunity. We sang this song: Continue reading Why I Choose to be Religious